Carlisle | Caledonian Sleeper |



Just south of the Scottish Border, Carlisle is a popular destination packed with historical sites. The town is dominated by its 900-year- old castle, a stronghold in battles between Scotland and England which has any endured more sieges than any other castle in the British Isles. The town is a stone’s throw from Hadrian’s Wall, built by the Roman Army between 122-128 AD and made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.

Landmarks and Attractions

Carlisle Castle

Discover the rich history of Carlisle Castle, a medieval fortress that has stood as a symbol of power and resilience for over 900 years, offering insights into its role in border conflicts.

Hadrian’s Wall

Step back in time as you walk along Hadrian’s wall, an ancient Roman frontier fortification stretching across northern England, providing a glimpse into the empire’s military presence and strategic border defences

Tullie House

Immerse yourself in the cultural heritage of Carlisle at Tullie House, where art, archaeology and history converge in a captivating museum and art gallery, showcasing treasures ranging from Roman artifacts to contemporary artworks